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Thursday, April 6, 2017

By Dan Glaun (dglaun@masslive.com)

Dr. H. Gilbert Welch has little time for conventional wisdom on medical testing.

Mammograms can be harmful, he says; prostate cancer screenings can lead to unnecessary surgeries, risking complications for no medical benefit.

Welch, at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice... Read more

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, MA - Multimedia, dynamic, vibrant art is coming to Downtown Springfield today from 4:30 - 6pm– in unexpected spaces. The Springfield Central Cultural District’s (SCCD) Art Stop program will feature three artists in the UMass Center at Springfield, 1550 Main Street and New England Public Radio (NEPR). Residents, neighbors, and employees are invited to join in the free celebration... Read more

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

By Kristen Linnartz, WWLP.com

SPRINGFIELD – The UMass Amherst School of Nursing held a networking event to raise awareness for National Alcohol Screening Day.

School nurses, psychologists, and nursing faculty gathered at the UMass Center at Tower Square in Springfield. They shared their experiences screening students for substance abuse in order to prevent addiction.

One... Read more

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Multimedia, dynamic, vibrant art is coming to Downtown Springfield – in unexpected spaces. The Springfield Central Cultural District’s Art Stop program, at 4:30-6 PM on Wednesday, April 5, will feature three artists in 1550 Main Street, New England Public Radio (NEPR), and UMass Springfield. Residents, neighbors, and employees are invited to join in the free celebration to enjoy art, food,... Read more

Monday, March 27, 2017

AMHERST, Mass. – Beginning in August, the University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Nursing’s accelerated bachelor’s in nursing will be taught at the UMass Center at Springfield in Tower Square.

The 17-month program, designed for students with bachelor’s degrees in other... Read more

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

By Shira Schoenberg (sschoenberg@repub.com)

Leaders from the Massachusetts Senate will be visiting Western Massachusetts for a day as part of a statewide listening tour.  The Commonwealth Conversations tour will come to the region on March 28.

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

By Elizabeth Roman (eroman@repub.com)

Dressed in their Sunday best 5th graders from Rebecca M. Johnson School drew pictures all over the white board in a classroom at the UMass Center in downtown Springfield.

"They are drawing pictures to... Read more

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Central Cultural District (SCCD) announced the return of Art Stop, a pop-up gallery/street festival hybrid. The district has partnered with 1550 Main Street, New England Public Radio (NEPR), and the UMass Center at Springfield to open three galleries in unexpected spaces simultaneously. Between the galleries, which will have the typical artist talks,... Read more

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Springfield, MA -- Consumers want to be smart when making a major purchase.  And buying a car is no exception.  That’s why the UMass Center is teaming up with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office for Consumer Affairs to make sure consumers are prepared.

On Wednesday, March 8th at 12noon, the Center will host the “Buying A Car? Wait...Not so Fast!” workshop.  The guest presenter... Read more

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